Hire a Book Designer in Chicago

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Travis H.

Travis H.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Designer and map illustrator specializing in high fantasy maps—here to make your fantasy world a reality


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Kidsbooks Publishing

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Epic Fantasy Fantasy Middle Grade Fantasy Children's

Morgan K.

Morgan K.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Experienced book designer with seven years of in-house art direction and production management experience.


Work experience:

  • Agate Publishing
  • Morgan Krehbiel Creative

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference True Crime

Brian C.

Brian C.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Designer, photographer, and illustrator with 17 years experience – a dad with 6 years experience. Let's get your book looking hot.


Work experience:

  • Brian Chojnowski Design, Inc.
  • Doyle Partners
  • VSA Partners

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Humor & Comedy Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Sports & Outdoors

Judith M.

Judith M.

Chicago, IL, United States

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Lettering artist and illustrator for 25 years. Bold, clean, graphic style—bright color palettes—contemporary look.


Work experience:

  • Judith Mayer Creative

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Design Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Art Humanities & Social Sciences Themes & Motifs Plays & Screenplays

Tangmo C.

Tangmo C.

Chicago, IL, United States

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Hello! I'm an illustrator that specializes in children's, YA, fantasy, and sci-fi book covers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Starlight Publishing LLC

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Fantasy Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Young Adult Urban Fantasy

Natalie S.

Natalie S.

Chicago, IL, USA

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I design award-winning book covers that showcase great ideas. Currently in-house at the University of Chicago Press.


Work experience:

  • University of Chicago Press
  • Studio TILT
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Typography

Genres: Sociology Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Philosophy History Nature Life Sciences Math & Science Economics Religion & Spirituality

Shawn E R.

Shawn E R.

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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I'm an award winning imaginative realism artist specializing in Wildlife and Fantasy Illustration.


Work experience:

  • Shawn E Russell Arts

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Nature Life Sciences Math & Science

Erik P.

Erik P.

Chicago, United States

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Flexible, friendly book designer for the Christian market with over 14 years in-house experience (Tyndale House and Moody Publishers).


Work experience:

  • Tyndale House Publishers
  • Moody Publishers

Services: Design Cover Design Book Interior Design

Genres: Inspirational Non-Fiction Parenting & Families Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Christian Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

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Book Designers in Chicago

Lots of authors don’t know where to start when it comes to designing and formatting their work. After all, it’s a complex process that requires niche skills and experience! However, poor book presentation and layout can make even a great book look sloppy — that’s why you need to invest in a Chicago book designer to create a professional layout for your book baby.

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